Join Jon D. Levenson, Albert A. List Professor of Jewish Studies at Harvard University and GSAS alumnus, for a wide-ranging conversation about writing, reading, and research with Suzanne Smith, Director of the Center for Writing and Communicating Ideas. Professor Levenson began teaching at Harvard in 1988, having previously taught at the University of Chicago and at Wellesley College. He is the author of many books. His work concentrates on the interpretation of the Hebrew Bible, including its reinterpretations in the "rewritten Bible" of Second Temple Judaism and rabbinic midrash. 

Drinks and hors d'oeuvres, 6:30 p.m.

Conversation, 7:00 p.m.